Star Tribune Company

Call Center Sales Agent

Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Posted
Oct 12, 2017
Closes
Nov 11, 2017
Employment Status
Part Time

Call Center Sales Agent

Star Tribune is looking for a strong inside sales person to join the Call Center team. The key responsibilities will be to generate advertising revenue by taking inbound and making outbound calls relating to classified ad placement, Special Star Tribune products and upselling. Provides advertisers with recommendations to best represent their product or service.  In addition, this position answers customer questions related to placement of ads, rates, deadlines and policy; keeping current and knowledgeable on all Star Tribune products. 

Qualifications     

  • 1 + years sales experience or college degree required
  • Proven persuasive selling and communication skills. Strongly prefer up-selling skills.
  • Strong attention to details, excellent proofreading, spelling, grammar and basic math skills
  • Excellent computer and typing skills
  • Demonstrated customer service skills; excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organization and prioritization skills; ability to work under pressure in a deadline-oriented environment
  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Previous call center experience preferred

This is a part-time, benefit eligible position working approximately 30-40 hours per week. Must be available to work every other Saturday.

EOE